Etna Salinelle Stadium (Sicily, Italy)

Salinelle mud volcano, Paternò, Italy (Image credits: Christophe Crozet).

Volcano: Etna (see Etna at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: Soil diffuse degassing with high CO2 emissions of clearly magmatic origin occurring within a large area characterized by mud volcanoes, with temperature of the muddy waters varying from 16 to 18 ° C and only in some paroxysmal phases (1866, 1879 and 1954) have been recorded temperatures between 46 and 49 ° C.

This location does not have flux data

Point of contact for this site:
Salvatore Giammanco, salvatore.giammanco@ct.ingv.it (INGV, Catania)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Etna Salinelle Stadium_072005None/7/2005 Emanuela Bagnato Dec. 2, 2013


Bibliographic references for this site

Giammanco, S., Parello, F., Gambardella, B., Schifano, R., Pizzullo, S., Galante, G., 2007,Focused and diffuse effluxes of CO2 from mud volcanoes and mofettes south of Mt. Etna (Italy), Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, vol.165, n.n.d., pp. 46-63, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2007.04.010


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